Nine To Noon for Tuesday 10 August 2010
09:05 New Zealand's victory at the World Trade Organisation over its 89-year-old apple dispute with Australia
John Corboy, chairman of the Australian Fire Blight Task Force; Phil Alison, NZ growers lobby group Australian Apple Access Group; and Professor Allan Rae, professor from Massey University specialising in agricultural trade.
09:20 New research shows girls are reaching puberty much earlier
Dr Richard Stanhope, British paediatric endocrinologist; and Jan Pryor, director of Victoria University's Centre for the Study of Families.
09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage
10:05 Charlie Pickering
Australian comedian, author and TV presenter. Co-host of nightly comically inclined news programme on Network Ten The 7 pm Project. He also appears on Talkin Bout Your Generation, a TV quizz show, where he is the Generation X team captain on standing between Baby Boomer Amanda Keller and Gen Y's Josh Thomas.
Impractical Jokes by Charlie Pickering
Published by Allen & Unwin
10:30 Book Review with Phil Vine
In Rough Country: Essays and Reviews by Joyce Carol Oates
Published by HarperCollins USA
Malcolm and Juliet by Bernard Beckett
16-year-old Malcolm is making a documentary on sex to win first prize at the National Secondary School's Science Fair (Part 7 of 15)
11:05 Business and Economic commentator Rod Oram
The economic issues surrounding the Australian election.
11:30 Moves to make science more interesting and relevant to children amid concerns not enough science is being taught at primary school, and that secondary school science education is the science of yesterday
Professor Alister Jones, Waikato University's Dean of Education. He is also the director of the online resource, the Science Learning Hub, which provides resources for teachers and science students from years 5 to 10. He has just been appointed Managing Director of the Australasian Science Education Research Association Ltd.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch
Sean Plunket's new role hosting The Nation.